Burgstall Prehistoric Settlement Site in Riffian/Rifiano

The Burgstall is a settlement from the late Iron Age, inhabited from approximately 400 B C over several centuries. It got distroyed after the middle of the 1st century B C due to fire, and was never rebuilt. The central building has been excavated and is in good condition. Next to this building is another residence and quarters for servants, storage areas and stables.

Accessible from Riffian/Rifiano on the Kirchweg trail and then to Gnealersteig path. Walking time: about 40 min.

Tip: visit the permanent exhibition Vita Raetica in the Raiffeisenkasse building
Mon, Fri 8.00 am – 12.30 pm + 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm · Tue, Wed 8.00 am – 12.30 pm · Thu 8.00 am – 12.30 pm + 5.00 pm – 6.30 pm

description to arrive at destination

From Merano/Meran to the Passeier Valley in direction of Passo Rombo/Passo Giovo fino a Rifiano/Riffian.

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